Brač Airport

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This article is about an airport in Croatia. For the similarly named airport in Chad, Africa, see Bol Airport (Chad).
Brač Airport
Zračno pristanište Brač
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BWK is located in Croatia
Location of the airport in Croatia
Airport type Public
Operator Brač Airport Ltd.
Serves Brač, Croatia
Location Bol
Elevation AMSL 1,776 ft / 541 m
Coordinates 43°17′09″N 016°40′47″E / 43.28583°N 16.67972°E / 43.28583; 16.67972
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,440 4,724 Asphalt

Brač Airport (IATA: BWKICAO: LDSB) is an airport on the Croatian island of Brač, close to the town of Bol, after which it is sometimes also named informally. It is one of three island airports in the country (the other two being KrkRijeka Airport and LošinjLošinj Airport) used for commercial passenger flights, mainly charter traffic from Europe during the summer season.


Brač Airport is situated in Veško field, 541 m above sea level. It is only 14 km far from the most beautiful and most famous Adriatic beach, Zlatni rat (Golden horn) and 30 km from Supetar, the largest town on the island. Due to airport's elevation as well as the vicinity of the highest island's peak, Vidova gora, there is a possibility of fog, low stratus and poor visibility. There is also a possibility of snow, but only for a few days during winter. The most frequent winds are bora (NE) and jugo (SE) and temporary light winds, such as mistral (W) and burin (NE).

Brač Airport is equipped for acceptance and dispatching of a smaller commercial aircraft up to 100 seats during both day light and night. It is open all year long. Charters and scheduled flights typically operate only during the summer season. Public transportation is not organised however a taxi service is available during airport opening hours.[2]

Brač Airport was opened on 22 May 1993, making it Croatia's youngest airport.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Croatia Airlines Seasonal: Zagreb
Seasonal charter: Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, Salzburg
Czech Airlines Seasonal charter: Vienna[4]


Control tower
Traffic at Brač Airport
Year Passengers
2011 11,367[5]
2012 11,402[6]
2013 9,433[7]
2014 9,616[8]
2015 8,809[9]


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